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How to Evaluate an ICO Whitepaper

How to Evaluate an ICO Whitepaper

If you want to buy stocks, bonds, or other securities through an IPO, the required financial statements are usually considered to be a great resource for conducting the proper due diligence. What about ICOs, though? Unlike an IPO, where companies must provide financial statements and register with the SEC, entrepreneurs […]

ICO Regulations by Country

ICO Regulations by Country

One of the areas of most concern to ICO investors is the current regulatory environment. Here, Bitcoin Market Journal takes a look at the status of ICO regulation globally. (Be sure to bookmark this page, as our team of researchers regularly updates the status of ICO regulations!) Country Name Status […]

The Top 7 Best Countries for Bitcoin Mining

The Top 7 Best Countries for Bitcoin Mining

  Bitcoin mining is an integral part of the bitcoin ecosystem as it is the mechanism that secures the network. It also enables miners to receive block rewards in the form of new bitcoin for securing the network and confirming and processing transactions. The bitcoin mining reward currently stands at […]

Why You Must Understand Blockchain Scalability Before Investing in Bitcoin or Altcoins

Why You Must Understand Blockchain Scalability Before Investing in Bitcoin or Altcoins

When bitcoin first gained notoriety as an alternative form of digital money, many advocates of the technology, especially those located in Silicon Valley, mostly talked about the relatively low-cost and instantaneous nature of the transactions; however, the blockchain technology behind bitcoin is actually much less efficient than traditional, centralized systems […]

Is Hodling Still the Best Strategy for Bitcoin Investors?

Is Hodling Still the Best Strategy for Bitcoin Investors?

For years, “hodling” bitcoin investors have been rewarded with exuberant returns on their investment. Since the start of the year, however, bitcoin “hodlers” have witnessed their investment taking a beating, which begs the question, is “hodling” still the best strategy when investing in bitcoin? What is “Hodling”? In new finance, […]

4 Ways to Pick a Winning ICO Team

4 Ways to Pick a Winning ICO Team

How important is a strong management team to the success of an ICO project? Tim Enneking, managing director of Crypto Asset Management, puts it this way: “I would rather have an A team with a B idea than a B team with an A idea.” Strong management teams are often […]

Can Bitcoin Be Hacked?

Can Bitcoin Be Hacked?

When most people first hear about Bitcoin, they usually think there is some way in which the peer-to-peer digital cash system could be hacked. This is nothing new in some ways, as many internet users have seen their Facebook, Twitter, or other social media accounts come under the control of […]

Reality Check: 9 Questions You Should Ask Before Investing in Crypto

Reality Check: 9 Questions You Should Ask Before Investing in Crypto

Thinking about investing in bitcoin or altcoins? For some, the decision is largely a knee-jerk reaction to stories of bitcoin millionaires. As you can probably surmise from reading our blog regularly, Bitcoin Market Journal recommends a more reasoned approach. This article takes a look at the nine questions a new […]

Bitcoin Basics: What Is a 51% Attack?

Bitcoin Basics: What Is a 51% Attack?

Imagine, for a moment, that somebody somehow got control of the New York Stock Exchange. Perhaps they seized control of the terminals and websites traders use. This criminal could block trade, could execute fake trades, and could make off with millions. Sound like a Hollywood movie? In the altcoin sphere, […]

Five Great Investment Opportunities in Crypto Mining

Five Great Investment Opportunities in Crypto Mining

Bitcoin does not grow on trees. Instead, it is mined. Without a healthy mining community, the entire bitcoin ecosystem (along with those surrounding altcoins) would fall apart. That is why understanding the state of the crypto mining industry is crucial for staying on top of the latest developments in cryptocurrency […]